Julian’s Booklist

Julian turned 9 years old in June. This is his book list, a work in progress, for the current so-called “school year.”

This book list is created in keeping with Pennsylvania Homeschooling Law.

Books I’ve read aloud to him are denoted by asterisk*

Books Julian highly recommends are denoted by jade font.

  1. The Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu*
  2. Kidnapped at the Capitol by Ron Roy
  3. The Dot and the Line by Norton Juster
  4. Who Broke Lincoln’s Thumb by Ron Roy
  5. The Skeleton in the Smithsonian by Ron Roy
  6. April Adventure by Ron Roy
  7. February Friend by Ron Roy
  8. Lila & Ecco’s Do-It-Yourself Comics Club by Willow Dawson
  9. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  10. The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
  11. Anansi Goes Fishing  retold by Eric A.  Kimmel    illustrated by Janet Stevens
  12. Anansi and the Magic Stick  by Eric A. Kimmel     illustrated by Janet Stevens
  13. Fizz Bubble &  Flash   Anita Brandolini
  14. How to Make a Chemical Volcano and Other Mysterious Experiments    by Alan Kramer
  15. Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott
  16. Let’s Explore Science: Sorting the Elements by Ian Barber
  17. Chemistry      Written by Dan Green
  18. Ananse’s Feast by Tololwa M. Mollel   illustrated by Andrew Glass

2 thoughts on “Julian’s Booklist

  1. I have no idea if it’s in keeping with Pennsylvania Homeschooling Law, but you might look up “Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes” by Jonathan Auxier, who is a Pgh local author and attends the OD. 🙂 It goes right along with the books on this list!

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